- Press Release
- August 12, 2022
Dragon Arrives at the International Space Station
Expedition 42 Commander US Astronaut Barry Wilmore and European Space Agency Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti are in the International Space Station CUPOLA using the Canadarm2 robotic arm to grapple the SpaceX Dragon ship on Jan. 12 2015.
Wilmore and Cristoforetti successfully captured the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft with the station’s robotic arm at 5:54 a.m. EST two days after its launch from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. Dragon was attached to the station’s Harmony module three hours after it was grappled, where it will spend a month being unloaded.